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The Joyful Journey

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By The Joyful Journey
This end of the year activities and kindergarten summer review packet of activities is perfect for summer or end of the year! It reviews kindergarten math and kindergarten literacy skills with a fun summer theme. Perfect worksheets and activities
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Math, Summer
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$8.00
184
Digital Download PDF (94.14 MB)
By The Joyful Journey
This digital calendar time and digital morning meeting google slides resource is perfect to jumpstart your digital morning calendar math & carpet time (or use in digital distance learning) to get your kindergarten or preschool day started.
Subjects:
Classroom Management, Back to School, Classroom Community
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Activboard Activities, Google Apps
CCSS:
K.CC.A.1, K.CC.B.4b, K.CC.B.4c, K.CC.B.5, K.G.A.2, K.G.A.3, RF.K.1d, RF.K.3c, SL.K.1, SL.K.1a, SL.K.6
$12.00
$10.00
236
Online Resource
Google Slides™
By The Joyful Journey
Kindergarten planet and outer space units are complete with this outer space themed solar system math, writing and science activity pack. Planet, outer space and solar system themed activities that are PRINT and GO! Perfect for Pre-k, Kindergarten
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Math, Astronomy
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Games
$8.00
$6.00
270
Digital Download PDF (35.39 MB)
By The Joyful Journey
2021 - 2022 editable and printable calendars for classroom or parent communication. These monthly school behavior, snack, class calendars come in a variety of simple to use versions. The editable versions can be used for any need you may have
Subjects:
Classroom Management, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Printables, Classroom Forms, For Parents
$3.50
311
Digital Download ZIP (14.64 MB)
By The Joyful Journey
Morning greeting choices on signs, cards and posters are perfect visuals for your students social distancing to have choice in how they would like to say good morning and greeted at the door, morning meeting, or dismissal at the end of the school
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas, Character Education, Back to School
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Fun Stuff, Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas
$4.00
$2.50
551
Digital Download PDF (8.56 MB)
By The Joyful Journey
These alphabet worksheets reinforce letter sounds, beginning sound fluency, and sorting. These beginning sound alphabet sorting pages are great practice for initial sound fluency ( first sound fluency) and alphabet sound recognition. This alphabet
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Phonics
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Literacy Center Ideas
$4.00
361
Digital Download PDF (10.12 MB)
By The Joyful Journey
Editable Newsletter Templates Editable monthly weeklyThese newsletter templates are editable, simple, and so festive to keep your parent communication strong! These editable newsletter templates are editable and make a perfect fit for any classroom.
Subjects:
Classroom Management, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Printables, Classroom Forms, For Principals & Administrators
$4.00
$3.00
225
Digital Download ZIP (32.46 MB)
By The Joyful Journey
These CVC words worksheets are perfect for CVC short vowel words practice and homework, CVC assessments, morning work, CVC activity centers or literacy activities. There are over 100 CVC worksheets ( short vowel words) that are
Subjects:
Spelling, Writing, Phonics
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Assessment
CCSS:
RF.K.1, RF.K.1b, RF.K.2, RF.K.2b, RF.K.2c, RF.K.2d, RF.K.3, RF.K.3a, RF.K.3b
$15.50
$8.00
311
Bundle
By The Joyful Journey
Pattern Block Mats Picture Cards - Animal BundleThis is a bundle of my four animal pattern block mat puzzle sets. You will receive my zoo animal pattern block puzzle cards, forest animal pattern block puzzle cards, ocean animal pattern block puzzle
Subjects:
Math, Geometry, Occupational Therapy
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Printables, Math Centers
$16.00
$10.00
130
Bundle
By The Joyful Journey
Planet Order Book Activity This is a planet book with the 8 planets in order. A great activity to reinforce the 8 planets in our solar system. This is perfect for any space or planet unit and can be easily differentiated for your needs.Students can
Subjects:
Science, Astronomy, Earth Day
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$3.00
170
Digital Download PDF (1.73 MB)
By The Joyful Journey
Do your kids love write the room activities? This is a write the room bundle for the whole year that your kindergarten and first graders will love in literacy centers, morning work, rotations or pocket charts! There are 11 different write the room
Subjects:
Writing, Back to School, Phonics
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Word Walls, Games, Literacy Center Ideas
$25.00
$13.00
167
Bundle
By The Joyful Journey
This farm animal classroom decoration theme bundle is over 1200 pages of fun farm printables for your preschool, kindergarten or first grade class. This is perfect from farmhouse to your classroom. Included are alphabet posters, number posters,
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas, Back to School, Classroom Community
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas, Posters
$20.00
29
Digital Download ZIP (333.40 MB)
By The Joyful Journey
Teaching kindergarten in the classroom and in a virtual learning scenario is one that can be a little tricky when adding in the digital component. These alphabet, number (0-20), math, morning meeting, calendar set, carpet time calendar math slides,
Subjects:
Math, Back to School, Phonics
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Activboard Activities, Google Apps
CCSS:
K.CC.A.1, K.CC.A.2, K.CC.A.3, K.CC.B.4, K.CC.B.4a, K.CC.B.4b, K.CC.B.4c, K.CC.B.5, K.CC.C.6, K.CC.C.7, RF.K.1...
$61.00
$40.00
35
Bundle
By The Joyful Journey
Student Data Tracking Tracker Sheets Binder Kindergarten Progress Monitoring Made SimpleThese are simple tracking forms, easy to use student self-assessment data binder that has a lot of variety for you to choose from or simple templates for you to
Subjects:
Back to School, For All Subjects
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Assessment, Professional Development
$5.00
124
Digital Download ZIP (12.09 MB)
By The Joyful Journey
100 Days of School Activities and MoreThis 100th Day of School activities bundle has over 100 pages of 100 days of school fun!! Celebrate 100 days of school with these 100th day of school games, color pages, writing activities and more that are not
Subjects:
Math, Writing, Holidays/Seasonal
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Games
$5.00
182
Digital Download PDF (23.74 MB)
By The Joyful Journey
This digital alphabet letter of the week and digital number of the week bundle has a variety of activities to teach, introduce and reinforce practice of numbers and letters. This is perfect for classroom teaching or virtual and hybrid teaching. You
Subjects:
Math, Back to School, Phonics
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Activities, Interactive Whiteboard, Google Apps
CCSS:
K.CC.A.3, K.CC.B.4, K.CC.B.4a, K.CC.B.4b, RF.K.1d
$12.00
$10.80
56
Bundle
By The Joyful Journey
QU DIGRAPH WORKSHEETS PRACTICEThis qu digraph worksheet activities set has over 50 pages. These qu digraph worksheets are differentiated for a variety of levels. Students will use these worksheet pages in literacy centers and rotations,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Phonics
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RF.K.2d, RF.K.3, RF.1.3, RF.1.3a, RF.2.3
$3.50
64
Digital Download PDF (11.00 MB)
By The Joyful Journey
2021 Calendar Editable Printable (updated year to year) This editable printable calendar updated for 2021 is simple to use. It is a perfect editable monthly calendar for monthly parent communication, snack calendars, behavior calendars, homework
Subjects:
Classroom Management, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Fun Stuff, Classroom Forms, For Principals & Administrators
$3.00
193
Digital Download ZIP (8.34 MB)
By The Joyful Journey
This digital interactive Google Slides or PowerPoint activity will teach students appropriate virtual learning behavior expectations and class rules. There are a variety of behaviors to allow students to see rules as they interactive with the
Subjects:
Computer Science - Technology, Classroom Management, Back to School
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Internet Activities, Google Apps
$3.00
62
Online Resource
Google Slides™
By The Joyful Journey
Back to school or first day, first week of kindergarten or month of school activities for kindergarten, preschool, pre-K or first grade is all in here! This is great for the classroom or a distance learning packet option! This back to school
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Math, Back to School
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
K.CC.A.3, K.CC.B.4, K.CC.B.5, RF.K.1d, RF.K.2a, W.K.1, W.K.2, W.K.3, L.K.1a, L.K.5a
$7.00
134
Digital Download PDF (35.43 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I am in my 24th year as a teacher. I taught middle school for a few years before teaching Kindergarten. I LOVE teaching all ages, but my heart is definitely with kindergarten children! I am a mentor for student teachers from local colleges.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I do what works! At times, I would say my teaching style is inquiry based, while other times student-centered. I love for my students to be directly involved in their learning! I am a advocate in learning through play, especially in kindergarten.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

I was nominated as Teacher of the Year, and I have received numerous grants.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I graduated from Louisiana State University in Shreveport, and I am highly certified in Pre-K through 8th grade.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I always knew that I would be a teacher. I grew up playing school with a chalkboard, overhead projector and out-dated manuals in my bedroom with my students (dolls) lined up on the wall. I am the mother of three daughters, my middle child Katie Caroline has been my inspiration during this TPT journey. After lots of internal debate with pros and cons, I decided to be Katie Caroline's kindergarten teacher (I had not planned on it, but I just felt that motherly instinct to teach her that year). That was the biggest blessing of my life. You see, the week after school got out for summer that year, we lost our sweet Katie Caroline, our precious, perfect 6 year old. What a blessing to be able to spend all day at school and then all day at home with my sweet daughter the last year of her life. It was during this time, that I understood my calling to teach, and 5 and 6 year olds became a little more precious to me. I can not think of any greater heartache than losing your child, and on those long nights, when I needed a distraction, I began creating things for my classroom. I obviously needed a LOT of distraction, because I began creating more than I could ever use in my personal classroom. This is when my TPT store was created. Katie means pure, and Caroline means joy. I have learned through this journey, that even through pain and heartache, you can still have joy. It is a choice, but I do choose to find joy. This was the beginning of "The Joyful Journey." I am so thankful for the hope of Heaven!

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